The Global Health Law Working Group is a group of global health and human rights lawyers, academics, and advocates focused on the role of the law and the judiciary in tackling human rights violations, working toward health equity, and creating judicial structures that support transparent and equitable access to health care.

Please contact Virginia Rowthorn, JD, LLM, Assistant VP for Global Engagement at University of Maryland Baltimore, if you would like to join the working group or learn more about it.

Global Health Law: A Definition and Grand Challenges, Lawrence O. Gostin, Allyn L. Taylor, Public Health Ethics, Volume 1, Issue 1, April 2008

Global Health and the Law, Lawrence O. Gostin, J.D., and Devi Sridhar, Ph.D., May 1, 2014, N Engl J Med 2014; 370:1732-1740

Not Above the Law: A Legal and Ethical Analysis of Short-Term Experiences in Global Health Rowthorn, V., Loh, L., Evert, J., Chung, E. and Lasker, J., 2019. Annals of Global Health, 85(1), p.79. DOI: